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  • Edwin Allen, St Jago set to retain Central Champs titles

    February 21, 2018 3:27 AM 16

    DEFENDING champions, Edwin Allen High and St. Jago High are set to retain their female and male Central Championships titles respectively following day one action of the two-day meet at G.C. Foster College yesterday. The Michael Dyke-coached Edwin Allen, seeking to make it nine wins in a row, are way out in front with 134 points with second place

  • McLeod and Thompson head team for World Indoor Champs

    February 20, 2018 3:59 PM 22

    Olympic and World Championship 110 metres hurdles champion Omar McLeod and Olympic double sprint champion Elaine Thompson headline Jamaica’s male and female teams for the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England from March 1-4. McLeod is the defending 60m hurdles champion while Thompson will seek to improve on her bronze medal two years

  • Butler says England interested in Leon Bailey and Kyle Butler

    February 19, 2018 6:14 PM 17

    Jamaican Football agent Craig Butler has confirmed that the English Football Association has reached out to him with regards to Leon Bailey and Kyle Butler representing the English national team in the near future. Butler says discussions will continue with the English FA this week as he evaluates the choices. “Yes the English FA has reached out to us; spoken

  • Scorpions miss out on Super50 semis

    February 19, 2018 2:37 PM 16

    This is because the Scorpions' slim hopes of advancing rested in the hands of the Leeward Islands Hurricanes, who needed to beat Kent in their final preliminary round match at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, also in Antigua. Kent, however got the better of the Hurricanes, winning by 23 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method, after rain affected their day/night

  • Is Leon Bailey worth the trouble?

    February 19, 2018 5:00 AM 19

    As I sat and watched Jamaican winger Leon Bailey unleash another impressive match-winning display in Bayer Leverkusen's 2-1 away victory over Hamburg in the German Bundesliga on Saturday, where he scored once and was integrally involved in the construct of the other goal, my mind swayed back to the ongoing debate about the nuanced challenges of getting

  • Grange sets indoor shot put PB

    February 19, 2018 5:00 AM 23

    Former Holmwood Technical High School standout Gleneve Grange smashed her indoor shot put personal best in South Bend, Indiana, on Saturday. Now a senior at Florida State University (FSU), Grange spun her shot out to 17.24m at the Alex Wilson Invitational. It was a happy return to a venue where she feels right at home. The 23-year-old Jamaican destroyed

  • Powerful women support each other

    February 18, 2018 6:20 AM 12

    Special advisor to the vice-chancellor on resource development at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Minna Israel (left), paid a courtesy call recently on newly appointed Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) president & CEO Ann-Dawn Young Sang at the company's head offices in New Kingston. During the visit, Israel made Young Sang aware of the services


    February 18, 2018 6:20 AM 14

    Teachers from the Voluntary Organisation for the Upliftment of Children (VOUCH) had a double treat when they attended the Jamaica Junior Theatre Company production of Beauty & The Beast at the Phillip Sherlock Centre at The University of the West Indies on February 4 to benefit the Walker's Place of Safety. The teachers were hosted to the concert by the Women's

  • Sigma Run today at 7:30 a.m

    February 18, 2018 5:00 AM 19

    The Sagicor Sigma Corporate 5K Fun Run, which is designed to inspire fun, fitness, and camaraderie among Jamaica's business community, is on today and will start at 7:30 a.m. at Emancipation Park in New Kingston. Organisers hope to raise more than $50 million from this year's run to assist the Spanish Town Hospital Neonatal Unit and the St Christopher's

  • That brilliant run by Calabar

    February 18, 2018 5:00 AM 20

    Overcome by pride and joy, coach Michael Clarke was in no mood to talk after his Calabar High School team made history in the 4x400 metres at the Corporate Area Championships in Kingston last Friday. Anthony Carpenter, Christopher Taylor, Shemar Chambers, and Malik James-King had spoken for him with the fastest 4x400m time ever by a high school - 3 minutes